The existing Citizens Police Review Board and Community Policing Advisory Board are under the authority of the City Administrator.This past June the Coalition for Police Accountability, of which I am a member, proposed a ballot [...]
The City Council’s Finance and Management Committee this week endorsed an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that will ensure nonprofits that contract with the City of Oakland will receive payments for the work they [...]
Call (510) 379-4843 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a ride to the voting polls on Election Day, Nov. 4.
When the City Council adopted this year’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) budget, councilmembers voted unanimously for the WIB to come back with a plan on how to “put some skin in the game,” that is, [...]
Oakland-born D’Wayne Wiggins — nationally famous for his work with musical group Tony! Toni! Toné! — has produced a TV ad encouraging voters to support Oakland mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan, her campaign announced Monday. &nb
I have watched with intense interest our national, state, and local politics. As Richmond prepares to vote for a new mayor and city council, a few things have stood out as insults to Richmond voters.
Long time residents who are supporters of Berkeley’s Measure D soda tax are upset over the tactics used by way “No on D” campaign, which is utilizing saturation advertising at the North Berkeley and Ashby [...]
Some of Oakland’s mayoral candidates – from the highly visible frontrunners to the grassroots community activists who are running more low-budget campaigns – are backing a post-election plan to create progress in the city through [...]
By Jorge Rosales, Laney College Student I remember being paid $5.75 an hour at my first job as a host at Hobee’s, a brunch restaurant in Fremont where I grew up. The dismal pay rate [...]
At a recent event in support of Measure D, which would place a one-cent per ounce tax on sugary drinks, Councilman Laurie Capitelli insisted that local grocers and restaurant owners, like myself, wouldn’t be responsible [...]